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MDOC searching for escaped inmate

Michael Wayne Young - Source: MDOC Michael Wayne Young - Source: MDOC
AMITE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Mississippi Department of Corrections, county and other authorities are searching for a state inmate who escaped the Amite County Jail on Saturday evening.

42-year-old Michael Wayne Young has been convicted of felon in possession of a weapon and escape in Franklin County.  He received two five-year concurrent terms when he was sentenced on September 19.

Young is believed to have escaped about 5 p.m.  

If you see Young or know of his whereabouts, please contact MDOC at 662-745-6611 or the nearest law enforcement agency.

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